Faculty


From left to right: Robert Duncan, Michael Salazar, Randy Johnston, Sally Henrie, Marlyn Newhouse, James G. Wright, Charles Baldwin, David Wing. Not Pictured: Jimmy Davis, Keith Butler, Brenda Peirson & Joshua Williams


Dr. Randy Johnston
Department Chair

Professor of Chemistry
337 White Hall, Box 3134
Union University
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
(731) 661-5250
email: rjohnsto@uu.edu
Personal page: http://www.uu.edu/dept/chemistry/johnston/  

(1994) He is a Professor of Chemistry and is currently the Department Chair. He earned his B.S., from the University of Missouri, St. Louis and his Ph.D., from Texas Tech University. Dr. Johnston is a trained inorganic/analytical chemist. His research interests are in organometallic chemistry with an emphasis on the development of catalytic systems.  

Dr. Jimmy Davis

University Professor of Chemistry
Vice President for the Germantown Campus
UUG 105, PAC F-80-A, Box 1815
Union University
Germantown, Tennessee 38138
(901) 759-0029 x154 or (731) 661-5461
email: jdavis@uu.edu
Personal page: http://www.uu.edu/personal/jdavis/

(1978) He is University Professor of Chemistry and Vice President for the Germantown Campus here at Union. He earned his B.S. from Union University and his Ph.D. from University of Illinois. He has acquired additional studies at institutions as University of Florida, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Argonne National Laboratory, Harvard University and Oxford University (England). He has co-authored two books, "Science and Faith" (2000) and "Designer Universe" (2002). His research interests include the chemistry and kinetics of seven-coordinated transition metals.

Dr. Mike Hayes

Visiting Professor of Chemistry

Senior Fellow,  Edward P. Hammons Center for Scientific Studies
329 White Hall
Union University
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
(731) 661-5263
email: mhayes@uu.edu

(2009)  He is a Senior Fellow for the Hammons Center for Scientific Studies and Visiting Professor of Chemistry.  He earned his B.S. from Union University and his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.  With a background in industrial chemistry and the management of chemical businesses, Dr. Hayes is the inventor on numerous U.S. and international patents.  His research interests are in the behavior of matter at surfaces.

 

Dr. Sally Henrie

Professor of Chemistry
327 White Hall, Box 3126
Union University
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
(731) 661-5111
email: shenrie@uu.edu

(1998) She is currently a Professor of Chemistry. She earned a B.S. from the University of Arizona; and a Ph.D. from South Dakota State University. Dr. Henrie is a trained organic/analytical chemist. She came to Union with a background in industrial chemistry including positions as: Jr. Research Chemist, Phelps Dodge Corporation; Plant Chemist, Mt. Pleasant Chemical Co.; and Materials Lab Supervisor/Process Engineer, Whirlpool Corporation. Her research interests include dendrimer chemistry and using green chemistry in chemical education.

Dr. Marlyn Newhouse

Associate Professor of Chemistry
331 White Hall, Box 1915
Union University
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
(731) 661-5295
email: mnewhous@uu.edu

(1992) She is currently an Associate Professor of Chemistry. She received her M.A. and her B.S. Ed at Northern Arizona University. She earned her D.A, at Middle Tennessee State University. Having taught in middle schools (1971-1985), she has a special interest in the preparation of Science Education majors. Other interests include heavy metal effluents research and consulting services to area schools on chemical inventory reductions, and Chemical Safety/Hygiene training to local businesses.

Dr. Brenda Peirson

Professor of Chemistry
325 White Hall, Box 3156
Union University
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
(731) 661-5914
email: bpeirson@uu.edu


Dr. Michael Salazar


Associate Professor of Chemistry
323 White Hall, Box 1829
Union University
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
(731) 661-5260
email: msalazar@uu.edu
Personal page: http://www.uu.edu/dept/chemistry/salazar/

(2001) He is currently an Associate Professor of Chemistry. He earned his B.S. from New Mexico State University, his PhD. from the University of Utah, and his postdoctoral studies at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He has a visiting faculty appointment at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

Dr. David Wing


Visiting Professor of Chemistry
335 White Hall, Box 1885
Union University
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
(731) 661-5957
email: dwing@uu.edu

(2008) He is currently a Visiting Professor of Chemistry with a B.S. from Wheaton College and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University.

Adjunct

Mr. Keith Butler

email: kbutler@aollc.biz

Dr. Robert Duncan

email: rduncan@uu.edu

Mr. James G. Wright

email: gwright@uu.edu